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MBA/MFA

Degree Requirements

MBA Program Outline

Required Core 6
Menu Core 15-21
Professional Responsibility 1.5
Required Courses 7.5
Elective Courses 15-21
Total 51

MFA Program Outline

Core Courses 46
Elective Courses 14
Total 60

Sample Program Sequence - Summary

  Fall Spring Summer

First Year

MBA Core (15) and H68.2007 Introduction to Production Management (2)

MBA Menu Core and Electives (16.5 - 18)

MFA Courses (10)

Second Year

MFA Core (18)

MFA Core (18)

MFA Thesis Work

Third Year

MFA Core & MBA Electives (18)

MFA Electives, MBA Electives and Professional Responsibility (13.5-18)

 

Total credits required to complete both degrees = 111

Sample Program Sequence - Details

111 total credits

First Year (Stern)

Modules Courses Credits
Fall: Register at Stern
September – December
(17 credits)  
Business Writing Proficiency (summer)
Launch
Team Communication
COR1-GB.1305 Statistics and Data Analysis
COR1-GB.1306 Financial Accounting and Reporting

Menu core courses:
COR1-GB.2301 Strategy
COR1-GB.1303 Firms and Markets
COR1-GB.2311 Foundations of Finance

GFMTV-GT.2007 Introduction to Production Management
0
0
0
3
3


3
3
3
 
2
Spring: Register at Stern
February – May
(16.5-18 credits)  
Menu core courses:
COR1-GB.2311 Foundations of Finance
COR1-GB.2314 Operations Management 
COR1-GB.2303 The Global Economy
COR1-GB.1302 Leadership in Organizations

MKTG-GB.2119 Entertainment and Media Industries
MBA1 Elective
MKTG-GB.2313 Craft and Commerce of Cinema*

3
3
3
3

1.5
3
3
Summer: Register at Tisch
May – August
(10 credits)

FMTV-GT.2043 Sight and Sound: Filmmaking
FMTV-GT.2084 Script Analysis

5
5

*Highly recommended

Second Year (Tisch)

Modules Courses Credits
Fall: Register at Tisch
September – December
(18 credits)
H68.2103 Producing the Short Narrative Film
H68.2134 Directing
GFMTV-GT.2085 Fundamentals of Screenwriting I
H68.2169 Narrative Sound
H68.2116 Cinematography: Studio Lighting I
H68.2101 Narrative Ending
GFMTV-GT.2125 Aesthetics: Narrative Film Style
2
3
3
2
2
2
2
Spring: Register at Tisch 
February – May
(18 credits)
GFMTV-GT.2008 Festivals, Marketing and Financing the
Short Film
GFMTV-GT.2137 Directing, Master Class
GFMTV-GT.2104 Financing and Producing the Independent Feature
GFMTV-GT.2247 Directing Projects
GFMTV-GT.2236 Entertainment Business Law
GFMTV-GT.2170 Post-Production Sound
2

6
2
4
2
2
Summer: Register at Tisch 
May – August
(0 credits)

The second summer will be spent at the Kanbar Institute producing films related to fulfilling thesis requirements.

 

Third Year (Tisch/Stern)

Modules Courses Credits
Fall: Register at Tisch
September – December
(18 credits)
MBA2 Electives and MFA Core

18

Spring: Register at Stern
February – May
(13.5-18 credits)
MBA2 Electives and Kanbar Electives
COR2-GB.3101 Professional Responsibility

12-16.5
1.5